Taktsang Monastery, or “Tiger’s Nest” // © 2015 Thinkstock
Dec. 17-26, 2015
$1,670 per person, based on double occupancy. One companion may join each travel agent for $1,870. Single rooms are available for an additional $350.
Travel agents on this 10-day trip with Highland Asia Travel will sightsee in Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Trongsa and Jakar in Bhutan. Itinerary highlights include a hike to Taktsang Monastery, a cliffside Buddhist temple also known as “Tiger’s Nest;” excursions to lesser-known villages Rinchengang and Ura; and opportunities to meet local farmers, monks, textile weavers and more. Travel agents will also spend a full day watching traditional masked dances and sacred blessings at the annual Trongsa Tsechu festival. Land transportation, accommodations in three-star hotels, all meals and English-speaking guides are part of the price.